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Prof. dr. Aoju Chen. Foto: Ivar Pel
18 February 2019
Prof. Aoju Chen has been granted a Research IT innovation fund for developing an Automatic Analysis of Speech Prosody (AASP) tool.
Computer punch card detail. Foto: Flickr/NeilHester
13 February 2019
The Dataworkplace connects the world of governments with the world of research and education.
Dr. Frank Hakemulder
31 January 2019
Frank Hakemulder will give his inaugural lecture at Stavanger University on March 11.
Mortmain rekening september 1438 september 1439 (Archives departementales du Nord à Lille bestand B 12206 folio 1)
28 January 2019
It also appears that the Black Death affected all layers of the population, but that women had an increased chance of dying.
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23 January 2019
This is the first time that the development of language use in Dutch novels and newspapers has been studied over a longer period of time.
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Events

Thursday 21 February 2019 15:30 to 18:00
The 11th Descartes Huygens Lecture is about science, freedom, and the cold war: a political history of apolitical science
Reading of Voltaire's L'Orphelin de la Chine (a tragedy about Ghengis Khan and his sons, published in 1755), in the salon of Madame Geoffrin (Malmaison, 1812) by Anicet Charles Gabriel Lemonnier. Source: Wikimedia
Thursday 21 February 2019 16:00 to 17:15
The next Utrecht Cultural History Seminar will take place on Thursday, 21 February.
La Primavera van Sandro Botticelli, Uffizi-museum Florence. Bron: Wikimedia
Friday 22 February 2019 09:00 to 17:00
On 22 February the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam organizes a workshop on 'Sex and Science in Early Modern Europe'.
Friday 22 February 2019 15:15 to 17:00
On Friday 22 February Wojtek Jezierski will give a lecture on 'Holy Husbandry and Episcopal Power on the European Peripheries during the High Middle Ages'.
The author of a manuscript at his writing desk. From the Roman de la Rose, 14th century / National Library of Wales
Monday 25 February 2019 12:00 to 13:00
On 25 February the third UCMS lunch meeting of the academic year will take place, where Mariken Teeuwen will present her research.
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New publications

21 January 2019
Recently 'Syntax of Dutch: Coordination and Ellipsis', a book by Hans Broekhuis and Norbert Corver, has been published.
17 January 2019
This month 'Religious Conversion in Early Modern English Drama', a book by Lieke Stelling, has been published by Cambridge University Press.
10 January 2019
A special edition of open access journal 'Politics and Governance' has recently been published.
Gems in the Early Modern World Materials, Knowledge and Global Trade, 1450–1800
20 December 2018
Palgrave Macmillan published 'Gems in the Early Modern World. Materials, Knowledge and Global Trade, 1450–1800', edited by Michael Bycroft and Sven Dupré.
The Quest for an Appropriate Past in Literature, Art and Architecture (Intersections)
20 December 2018
On 16 October 2018 Brill published 'The Quest for an Appropriate Past in Literature, Art and Architecture', edited by Karl Enenkel and Koen Ottenheym.
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